Xincas demandan cese de minería Xincas demandan cese de minería El Consejo Coordinador del Pueblo Xinca de Guatemala (Copxig), el Comité en Defensa de la Vida y la Paz y Comunidades Cristianas de Asunción Mita en Defensa de la Naturaleza pidieron el cese de la minería en sus comunidades.   POR ALEX ROJAS Dirigentes de las agrupaciones indicaron en … Continue reading

When push comes to shovels: Fast-growing Goldcorp says it takes corporate social responsibility seriously, but words don’t always line up with actions When push comes to shovels 3 December, 2012 Fast-growing Goldcorp says it takes corporate social responsibility seriously, but words don’t always line up with actions Written by Stephanie Boyd, Contributor Illustration Paul Roger Last year, Vancouver-based Goldcorp was removed from the Dow Jones Sustainability Index as accusations swirled of human rights abuses and environmental … Continue reading

The long reach of Canada’s mining industry

The long reach of Canada’s mining industry   By Meera Karunananthan, Raul Burbano, Sakura Saunders and Jennifer Moore The Hill Times October 8, 2012 Major news stories recently provided a glimpse into the Harper government’s close ties with the mining industry. They hint at a cozy relationship that gives mining companies undue influence over … Continue reading

MP’s junket ‘screams unethical behavior’’s-junket-‘screams-unethical-behavior’ MP’s junket ‘screams unethical behavior’ Friday, September 21, 2012 Now that Bruce Hyer is an Independent MP, it appears he is taking a handout from mining company Goldcorp. MiningWatch Canada revealed that Hyer, with three other MPs and a Senator, took a trip to Guatemala, all expenses paid by Goldcorp, where they visited one … Continue reading

Chilean Supreme Court Red Lights Goldcorp Mine

Chilean Supreme Court Red Lights Goldcorp Mine Indigenous community leader celebrates ruling, promises continued opposition by DAWN PALEY On Friday, the Chilean Supreme Court ratified a lower court ruling that rendered Goldcorp’s environmental assessment for the El Morro mine null, due to irregularities including the company’s failure to properly consult with the Diaguita Huascoaltinos Indigenous and Agricultural Community, whose lands would be destroyed if the mine is … Continue reading